Retail Position – Nature Store

Maine Audubon

Opening posted: 03/17/2020 | Expires: 04/17/2020

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Retail Position, Nature Store

Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Maine Audubon is seeking a seasonal retail person for the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center Nature Store. The position’s primary responsibilities will be running the Nature Store, including merchandising, cash out, and inventory. This position requires managing volunteers.

Qualifications and Essential Duties:

  • Retail experience including cash out, inventory, and merchandising
  • Able to multitask
  • Most be able to able to lift canoes
  • Able to manage and recruit adult and teenage volunteers
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with middle school children and up
  • Friendly, high energy, and good sense of humor
  • Ability to work outdoors in challenging environmental conditions
  • Canoeing ability is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic natural history and ecological concepts a plus
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 75 pound canoe with another person, carry that canoe 30 feet and physical movement necessary for putting the canoe up on a rack
  • Ability to canoe against the wind and current
  • Ability to operate canoes, computer, and other program equipment

The position runs from late-May until mid-September and the week consists of three nine-hour days, including at least one weekend day and some evenings. Holiday work is required.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and two references to .   We will review applications immediately and will accept applications until the position is filled.